Cell Biology

Hardcover | December 1, 2016

byThomas D. Pollard, William C. Earnshaw, Jennifer Lippincott-schwartz

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The much-anticipated 3rd edition ofCell Biology deliverscomprehensive, clearly written, and richly illustrated content to today's students, all in a user-friendly format.Relevant to both research and clinical practice , this rich resource covers key principles of cellular function and uses them to explain how molecular defects lead to cellular dysfunction and cause human disease.Concise text and visually amazing graphics simplify complex information and help readers make the most of their study time.

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The much-anticipated 3rd edition ofCell Biology deliverscomprehensive, clearly written, and richly illustrated content to today's students, all in a user-friendly format.Relevant to both research and clinical practice , this rich resource covers key principles of cellular function and uses them to explain how molecular defects lead to ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 1, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323341268

ISBN - 13:9780323341264

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction to Cell Biology

1 Introduction to Cells

2 Evolution of Life on Earth

Section 2: Chemical and Physical Background

3 Molecules: Structures and Dynamics

4 Biophysical Principles

5 Macromolecular Assembly

6 Research Strategies

Section 3: Membrane Structure and Function

7 Membrane Structure and Dynamics

8 Membrane Pumps

9 Membrane Carriers

10 Membrane Channels

11 Membrane Physiology

Section 4: Chromatin, Chromosomes, and the Cell Nucleus

12 Chromosome Organization

13 DNA Packaging in Chromatin and Chromosomes

14 Nuclear Structure and Dynamics

Section 5: Central Dogma: From Gene to Protein

15 Gene Expression

16 Eukaryotic RNA Processing

17 Protein Synthesis and Folding

Section 6: Cellular Organelles and Membrane Trafficking

18 Posttranslational Targeting of Proteins

19 Mitochondria, Chloroplasts, Peroxisomes

20 Endoplasmic Reticulum

21 Secretory Membrane System and Golgi Apparatus

22 Endocytosis and the Endosomal Membrane

23 Degradation of Cellular Components

Section 7: Signaling Mechanisms

24 Plasma Membrane Receptors

25 Protein Hardware for Signaling

26 Second Messengers

27 Integration of Signals

Section 8: Cellular Adhesion and the Extracellular Matrix

28 Cells of the Extracellular Matrix and Immune System

29 Extracellular Matrix Molecules

30 Cellular Adhesion

31 Intercellular Junctions

32 Connective Tissues

Section 9: Cytoskeleton and Cellular Motility

33 Actin and Actin-Binding Proteins

34 Microtubules and Centrosomes

35 Intermediate Filaments

36 Motor Proteins

37 Intracellular Motility

38 Cellular Motility

39 Muscles

Section 10: Cell Cycle

40 Introduction to the Cell Cycle

41 G1 Phase and Regulation of Cell Proliferation

42 S Phase and DNA Replication

43 G2 Phase and Control of Entry into Mitosis

44 Mitosis and Cytokinesis

45 Meiosis

46 Programmed Cell Death

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